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a day of revelations by a former cia director, who is now apparently seeking redemption. america's former top spy, david petraeus testified about that terrorist attacks in benghazi andseveral of the cia and its rector in all of it. petraeus contradicted the white house version of why it took them so long to acknowledge the evidence of terrorism, why there were still talking about an anti muslim video when they knew very well that they had attacked an killed four americans. house intelligence committee member congressman peter king told fox news mhan kelly that petraeus acknowledged the cia knew it does he was a act of terror from the very beginning and that the talking points provided to ambassador rice were edited by someone after the cia had delivered their assessment to the white house. reis went on five sunday morning talk shows and falsely told america that benghazi was a spontaneous attack in response to the internet video. >> the talking points that came from the cia specifically mentioned al qaeda and that al qaeda was involved in the attack. they left the cia and went th
of the central intelligence agency, petraeus was nominated by president obama replacing outgoing cia director leon panetta. now head of the department of defense. but petraeus suddenly resigned one week ago in petraeus' own words, a quote unquote extramarital affair. the woman in question, paula broadwell who is also married and co-wrote a 400-page biography of general petraeus last year when petraeus was still the top commander in afghanistan. >> it is a portrait of modern warfare. and i tried to show in the back how his ideas are playing out on the ground through the poor traits of three battalion commanders. >> petraeus still has a stellar reputation. a four-star general, with a 37- year military career. he was chosen by president george w. bush to oversee the surge strategy in iraq in 2007. he was sent by president obama to be the top commander in afghanistan, heading isaf, the international security assistance force. so how did this affair come to light? when this woman, jill kelley, a married tampa bay socialite, complained to the fbi that she was receiving harassing e-mails from an ano
to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. earlier today, general david petraeus said that the cia talking points meant for the susan rice appearance recentlyally contain the information that there was evidence of al qaeda's elements involved in this attack. but it appears as if those talking points were altered by the white house or somebody close to the white house to remove any reference to al qaeda's involvement in the attacks. we have yet to discover who has changed the talking points to make the president look for favorable and mislead you, by falsely labeling the 9/11 attacks over spontaneous mob over the video. petraeus has no idea what was provided to rice or who was the author of the talking points that she used that, he had no idea she was going on the talk shows until the white house announced it one or two days before. now, the looming question is, in this coverup, who did it? now, earlier, fox's own katherineererridge explained where the talking points went once they left the cia. >> what we are told about the talking points is that it went through an inter-agency review, including
was disclosed. >> this week on "inside washington," a sex scandal at the top of the cia. the benghazi blame game. >> the american people deserve to know the facts. we cannot ever let this happen again. >> why would susan rice not get our vote? i don't trust her. >> defending susan rice. >> if senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. >> there are no barriers to sitting down and beginning to work through this process. >> as the fiscal cliff loans, is there a deal in the works? mitt romney explains why he lost. >> the president's campaign focused on certain members of his base coalition, give them extraordinary financial gifts from the government, and worked very aggressively to turn them out to vote. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> well, i just don't know where to begin this week. do we talk about republican charges of a cover-up with regard to the attack in benghazi? do we talk about sexual liaisons and e-mails? to talk about israel and gaza, the possibility of the fiscal cliff? let's start with the sex.
game particularly with economic growth. when we come back, a week after his resignation, former cia director david petraeus has to hiestify behind closed doors about benghazi. will congress get the answers its looking for? if you think running a restaurant is hard, try running four. fortunately we've got ink. it gives us 5x the rewards on our internet, phone charges and cable, plus at office supply stores. rewards we put right back into our business. this is the only thing we've ever wanted to do and ink helps us do it. make your mark with ink from chase. >> a week after resigning his post, former cia director david petraeus testified behind closed doors friday on the september 11th attacks on the u.s. consulate in benghazi libya that killed ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. and his testimony for the house and senate intelligence committees bizarre revelations about the four-star general's affair with paula broadwell. we're back with phil and kim strassel and joining matt, what have we learned now? the election's over this week, about the benghazi attack. >> the d
flash points were the cia talking points a congressional source tells fox news the cia talking points had the language changed and drafts including al-qaeda in a later draft extremists, republicans say it was an effort to downplay or minimize the role of al-qaeda in the benghazi attacks, and no one in the u.s. intelligence community could say for sure who is responsible for the change. >> the initial talking points which were put together in an unclassified format at the house of the intelligence committee did initially state that al-qaeda-affiliated groups were involved, however, by the time we understand that went through its editing process after it left langley, that reference was taken out. >> reporter: but democrats say that these changes were not driven by politics, simply made to protect classified information. >> they didn't want to be specific as to the precise group they thought was responsible or groups because there may have been multiple groups involved, multiple groups of terrorists or extremists, but it was done to protect classified information and he was very clear
of who changed the c.i.a. talking points on the libya attack deepens today as the white house says no one there made the controversial changes. according to sources on capitol hill, former c.i.a. director david petraeus said the original c.i.a. memo was al-qaeda linked terror attack, but that al-qaeda part was excised in favor of a reference to extremist organizations. so who made that change? the white house today said it only made one edit to the talking points which was to call the benghazi site. they told reporters, quote, we were provided with points by the intelligence community that represented their assessment. the only edit made by the white house was the factual edit about how to refer to the facility. democrats say this explains why u.s. ambassador to the u.n. susan rice said after the attack that it was a mob protesting and anti-muslim video and not a terror strike but republicans contend the obama administration wanted to downplay terrorism from the start. >> the issue is from what was released from c.i.a. headquarters on friday afternoon in an unclassified memo to the point
. and lawmakers putting the pressure on former c.i.a. director general david petraeus to find out what really happened during the terrorist attack on americans in benghazi. >>> he reportedly believed all along it was a terrorist attack. >> talking points that came from the c.i.a. specifically mentioned al-qaeda and when the talking points were finalized, all the reference to al-qaeda were taken out. >> now lawmakers want to know who made those changes before ambassador susan rice talked to the media. >> she used the unclassified talking points that were signed off on by the entire intelligence community. >> tonight the fight to get to the truth on capitol hill. witnesses now describing what happened when a train slamd into a parade float carrying military veterans. >> saw the truck crossing the tracks about halfway across the gate started coming down. >> just saw people under the train. >> maybe one of the most tragic events we've had in our town. >> we're investigating the terrible crash in texas. >>> and a mom and a daughter finding decades old love letters in the aftermath of super storm s
, former cia director until a week ago tonight was hidden from view as he testified in secret about his old job and what he knows about what happened in benghazi, libya, on 911 of this year. nbc's kelly o'donnell has more. >> reporter: good evening, hearing from petraeus was so critical, not only because he ran the cia, but he was the only top official to visit libya after the attack. his briefing, amid his personal crisis, has helped lawmakers better understand what the intelligence community knew and when they knew it. leaving home before dawn, david petraeus's trip to capitol hill was carefully cloaked to keep the former spy chief out of view, waiting cameras, blocked by law enforcement to "spare him," from media exposure. >> i apologize, but there is a lot of suffering going on. >> reporter: during the top secret briefing, lawmakers say petraeus made clear that the cia immediately believed that terrorists, and not protesters, were directly responsible for the assault that killed chris stephens and three others. today, a new explanation for why the white house had pointed to a new anti-m
protests are planned globally. >>> today in a secured briefing, the former head of the cia testified about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in lib yachlt there were no -- libya. there were no cameras allowed, but the closed-door hearing drew plenty of attention. >> reporter: david petraeus sped away from the capitol. according to a republican senator he never had any doubt about what to call the attack on the american consulate >> there was no question in the mind of anybody that this was an act of terrorism when the get-go. >> reporter: by the morning after, the cia knew that some of the attackers who killed the americans were members of extremist groups. president obama refrained from calling it a terrorist attack when he spoke with 60 minutes that afternoon >> do you believe this was a terrorist attack? >> it's too early to know exactly how this came about, what group was involved. but obviously it was an attack on americans. >> reporter: from intercepts of cellphone calls and text messages during the attack, the cia knew some of the attackers belonged to al-qaeda. petraeus testi
had a 1400 vote margin over mcsally. >>> question right now, is former c.i.a. director david petraeus changing his story about what happened at the u.s. consulate in benghazi? some republicans are saying that in closed door hearings, petraeus said that he knew al-qaeda was behind the attack from the beginning, but his talking points were changed. now peter king is saying he wants to know by whom. >> there will be a broader investigation, but we have to find it out. find out what the motives are, what the reasons are, how it was done and again, what prompted them to do it. because clearly the intelligence community had it right somewhere along the line, the policy makers changed it. >> we're going to have a fair and balanced debate on the petraeus testimony in our program where representatives frank wolf and adam schiff will be joining with us their thoughts on all this. >>> the president now on his way for history making trip to asia for a stop in burma. it's the first time an american president is making a trip to that nation now known as myanmar. burma has received the support from
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ability to make judgments about what is clearly a failure of intelligence. >> former c.i.a. director david petraeus finally testifies about the benghazi scandal. what did he know and when did he know it? we will have the inside story. >> the talking points from the c.i.a. specifically mentioned al-qaeda and al-qaeda was involved in the attack. when the talking points were finalized, all the references to al-qaeda were taken out. >> who changed the original talking points about the benghazi attack to take out references to al-qaeda? and why? we will investigate. >> i think we're all aware that we have some urgent business to do, but the folks are look for is action. >> plus, president obama and john boehner launch another effort to save the country from falling off the fiscal cliff. economists will be here to size up negotiations. caution. you are about to enter the no spin zone. "the factor" begins right now. >> hi. i'm greg gutfeld in for bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight's. let's get to our top story. general david petraeus on capitol hill testifying about libya. exactly one
house now responding to questions about the cia talking points that were given to administration officials and lawmakers in the days and weeks right after the attack in libya. some republicans have been asking who edited those talking points? to promote the idea that the attack was the result of a violent mob protesting an anti-muslim video, and to take out the reference to an al-qaeda-linked terror attack? and instead mention extreme organizations. the white house says, don't look at them. the white house deputy national security advisor ben rose told reporters today, quote, the only edit that was made by the white house and also by the state department was to change the word consulate to the word diplomatic facility. the facility in benghazi, libya was not formally a consulate. the cia talking points went through numerous hands, various intelligence agencies, the white house, state department, justice department, before going out to lawmakers. former cia director general david petraeus told members of congress yesterday in a hearing, he was not sure who approved the final versi
-board cuts set to go into effect in those 46 days. r mason: nancy cordes. u.sks, nancy. former c.i.a. director david petraeus was questioned by ppngress today about the september attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. tol.aeus appeared behind closed doors at the capitol. he spoke with members of the aouse and senate intelligence committees in a secure underground hearing room. david martin reports. r: reporter: david petraeus sped away from the capitol in his limo, leaving members of congress to describe the former c.i.a. director's closed-door testimony. according to republican senator saxby chambliss, petraeus never had any doubt about what to call the attack on the american consulate in benghazi. >> there was no question in the mind of anybody that this was an ect of terrorism from the get- go. eporeporter: by the morning after, the c.i.a. knew some of kee attackers who killed four americans were members of extremist groups. yet president obama refrained from calling it a terrorist attack when he spoke with steve kroft on "60 minutes" that afternoon. >> do you believe th
the secrets the former cia director knew. >>> and lasting into the november, will we see any warmup through the week sxend into this week. >>> hard for older people to realize that they're having to give up their thing. >>> and we're work for you tonight. help their parnlts downsize and make a few bucks. abc 2 news at 11:00 starts right now. >>> brand new at 11:00 tonight we're hearing new information about the terrorist attack in libya from the man who got a firsthand account today. abc 2 news christian schaffer caught up with the congressman tonight after a very busy day on capitol hill and anything new on this. >> we did hear some new information. we see him in campaign commercials eating crabs and going to games but in washington congressman is the highest ranking democrat on the house intelligence committee trying to get to the bottom of what led to the deaths of four americans in libya. >> david petraeus, the former head of the cia told the house and intelligence committees what he knew. libya congressman dutch sits on the house committee which oversee the cia along with the nsa and f
la cia, david petraeus, testificó ante el congreso que el ataque al consulado de estados unidos en libia fue por un ataque terrorista, y no por una protesta por la película anti-islamica. >>> desde el principio nos dijo que fue un ataque terrorista, no lo recuerdo así. >>> otros dicen que siempre se habló de la presencia de extremistas. >>> no hubo una protesta, pero sí hubo personas que aprovecharon el momento y atacaron. >>> ayer se vio el video del ataque y escucharon por horas a david petraeus en salones subterráneos para evadir a la prensa. >>> la critican, porque ella tuvo la tarea de salir a explicar lo que había ocurrido en ese momento, con los datos que se tenían. >>> pero los puntos que la cia elaboró, dijo david petraeus, nadie sabe cuándo y cómo cambió la información. >>> después de un mes y medio es muy difícil saber quién supo qué cosas en qué momento, y con la información que hubo, claramente se tiene que tener un buen entendimiento de qué ocurrió. >>> pero también hay interrogantes, por qué no se protegió al consulado, dice el senador de la fl
defenderse. >> en medio de un escÁndalo por infidelidad el ex director de la cia declara sobre el ataque en el consulado en libia. >> alarmantes denuncias sobre maltratos y centros de detenciÓn para inmigrantes. Óvulos a la venta algunos les permite lograr el mayor anhelo a su vida. este viernes cuando comienza el noticiero telemundo. >> noticiero telemundo con josÉ dÍaz-balart. >> comenzamos con el ex general de la cia ante el comitÉ del congreso aunque se realizÓ a poourl puertas cerradas, el tema seguridad y el ataque contra la embajada de estados unidos en libia. >> el ex director de la agencia central de inteligencia, solamente se le vio cuando regresÓ a su casa en la tarde. >> (hablando en inglÉs) >> si lo coordinaron para evitar el circo hubiera sido un mar de cÁmaras persiguiendo por el capitol capitolio, la primera vez que se le vio por tener una relaciÓn extra marital. >> en sus reuniones, privadas senadores y quienes asistieron testificÓ que casi inmediatamente se supo que el ataque en el consulado en libia el 11 de septiembre, se trataba de un acto terrorista y que en
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hearing with former cia director, david petraeus. jim? >> reporter: what general petraeus told lawmakers today has done little to clear up who knew what and when. what is clear is that initial accounts of a spontaneous uprising were quickly debunked. general petraeus said some in the cia immediately thought the attack that killed ambassador chris stevens and three others was the work of terrorists. he also said the white house withheld that information to avoid revealing the u.s. was on al qaeda's trail. that differs from what petraeus himself said three days after the attack. and from the so-called talking points that u.n. ambassador susan rice was reportedly using to answer questions as the administration's representative. >> she knew at that point in time that al qaeda was very l e likely responsiblen part or whole, in the death of ambassador stevens. >> she did entirely the responsible thing. >> now petraeus, said the decision to put out a different account of what happened was not political. he also said his personal scandal, the extra marital affair that led to his resignation las
. ( laughter ) soup! now, nation, ever since former c.i.a. director david petraeus revealed his torrid affair, the scandal has the entire news-scape in a tizzy. >> the sex scandal that's rocked washington. >> a salacious sex scandal involving the now-former c.i.a. director. >> breaking new details on the fast-moving c.i.a. sex scandal. >> we have to talk about the fiscal cliff but i'm dying to ask you about the scandal because it's all anyone's talkin talking about. >> stephen: yeah. this sex scandal is all anybody in washington can talk about. i wonder why the country is in financial ruin? ( cheers and applause ) well, folks, i may be a news junky, but i also got to have my stories. and this is both. it's like a steamy episode of "general's hospital." ( laughter ) ( applause ) and these days-- these days, information, i spend my afternoons you know plopped on the couch in the housecoat, watching cnn with a virginia slim in bon hand and a box of after 8s in the other. i don't care if the news goes straight to my himself. it is me time. this story has got everything-- a decorated war hero has
that david petraeus of course who resigned as the director of cia last week amid the sex scandal. he gave testimony behind closed doors to both the house and senate intelligence committees yesterday. afterwards members intimated that petraeus after the attacks in benghazi that resulted in the deaths of four including the ambassador, there were terrorist elements involved, this was some sort of coordinated attack. the question has become what changed. did the white house or the state department go in and change those assessments, make them more palatable, de-emphasize the terrorist nature of that. today a senior official aboard air force one said absolutely not. basically they said it's only natural that in the days after the attack the intel committee would quote sort through different pieces of intelligence. the official asserts those adjustments made by the intel community to assessments and talking points are quote unquote common and the quote unquote natural progression as the situation unfolded more information became out. the white house said twice they were very clear on this the o
. ,,,, petraeus told members of congress today in a closed hearing. pet >>> new details about what former cia director david petraeus told members of congress today in a closed hearing. petraeus offered a new explanation for why some references to terror groups suspected in the benghazi attacks were initially downplayed. cbs reporter danielle nottingham has details. >>> reporter: former cia director david petraeus avoided cameras testifying on capitol hill friday. behind closed doors, he answered lawmakers' questions about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. >> general petraeus's briefing was comprehensive. i think it was in -- added to our ability to make judgments about what is clearly a failure of intelligence. >> reporter: petraeus told lawmakers he believed all along terrorists carried out the attack that killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. >> the original talking points prepared by the cia were different from the ones that were finally put out. >> reporter: lawmakers are trying to sort out what the obama administration knew and underst
morning. >> for sure. >>> even as new details of the scandal that forced him out of cia director continue to emerge on friday general david petraeus appeared on capitol hill and he was summoned to testify about the attack at the u.s. consulate in benghazi libya, that killed four americans including the u.s. ambassador. margaret brennan is here with the story. >> good morning, rebecca. david petraeus first briefed congress about the attack in benghazi days after the assault. yesterday he made clear the cia knew then that al qaeda was behind the attack but that intelligence was considered classified. avoiding cameras on capitol hill former cia director david petraeus slipped behind closed doors to brief house and senate intelligence members deadly assault on the benghazi consulate in libya on september 11th. four americans were killed in the attack including ambassador chris stevens. when asked by lawmakers to explain the cia's talking point memo circulated after the assault, petraeus is said to have described the assault as a terrorist attack. the cia
of the house intelligence committee. former cia director david petraeus testified about the attack before the committee today in a closed-door session and he did the same on the senate side. the retired general was on the hill for five hours. according to congressman king, petraeus told them the attack on benghazi was an act of terrorism committed by al qaeda, christopher stevens and three other americans were killed in that assault. five days after the attack on the sunday morning talk shows there was no talk of a terrorist attack from susan rice, the u.s. ambassador to the u.n. she kept her talking points and blamed the deadly attack on outrage over an anti-muslim movie although she did say it was early in the days of the investigation and there was the possiblist an al qaeda group being involved in the escalation of violence, but at that point they had not been able to decide one way or the other who was involved and those talking points were first put out by the cia and went through various agencies and even the white house before ambassador rice used them on september 16th. last nigh
on monday. >> greta: tonight, if i thought former cia director david petraeus' testimony would clear things up -- think again. general petraeus finally telling congress what he knows about benghazi terror attack, but did his testimony get the obama administration in even more hot water? >> a short time ago, the former cia director left capitol hill after five hours of testimony, closed, classified testimony before the house & senate intelligence committees. >> general pet petraeus' briefing of comprehensive. it added to our ability to make judgments about what is clearly a failure of intelligence. >> the talking points were must have more specific about the al qaeda involvement, but the final ones indicate even though it was clearly evident to the cia that there was al qaeda involvement. >> talking points prepared for her. >> said it was al qaeda. >> sometime between september 14 and september 16, somebody took the al qaeda element out and put the video in. >> the question we have is who made the changes and why? we haven't been able to get that answer. >> petraeus is saying, i said it was
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